On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1900

Historical Events

  • In China, practically the whole foreign community in Peking, including many Chinese Christians, retreat to British compounds

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennie Tourel, mezzo-soprano (Met Opera 1943-47), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Russell Vis, American Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic gold freestyle lightweight 1924), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 1990)
1900 Highlights

About June 22, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer